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The Pests of Fruits and Hops


THE production of profitable fruit crops is dependent upon a variety of factors, some beyond the control of the grower, others being within his control. The factor of pest incidence in an orchard or plantation is one of extreme importance, for while the occurrence of some species—resident pests—are within the plantsman's control, others—migratory pests—are to an extent beyond control, and the presence of the latter group are frequently undetected until irreparable damage is committed.

The Pests of Fruits and Hops

By Dr. A. M. Massee. (Agricultural and Horticultural Handbooks.) Pp. 294 + 27 plates. (London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, Ltd., 1937.) 15s. net.

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FOX-WILSON, G. The Pests of Fruits and Hops. Nature 140, 215–216 (1937).

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